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Slide 1Curriculum ~ Photography Photography Composition Composing Storytelling Photos Slide 2 Curriculum ~ Photography Great Photography Matters Good yearbook photography is the best way to capture moments and tell stories Powerful words can bring a moment to life but a picture can help readers remember Just a few simple tricks can take your photography skills to an award winning level! Slide 3 Curriculum ~ Photography Photojournalism tells stories by: capturing action freezing reaction setting the scene showing conflict capturing emotion introducing personalities establishing relationships Slide 4 Curriculum ~ Photography Action Capture the peak of action Take multiple photos during the moment to make sure you capture it (use the continuous shot function if available on your camera) Action happens in everything (not just sports!) Action moments happen in an instant, so always be ready! Slide 5 Curriculum ~ Photography Slide 6 Curriculum ~ Photography Reaction Emotional moments help readers connect to the moment Reaction photos remind people of the importance of the topic People naturally look for reactions to moments and find them interesting Slide 7 Curriculum ~ Photography Reaction Slide 8 Curriculum ~ Photography Scrapbook Scrapbook photos highlight individuality Use photo effects to emphasize elements Amplify the meaning of photos Do not have students merely smiling at the camera Slide 9 Curriculum ~ Photography Scrapbook Slide 10 Curriculum ~ Photography Composition Framing - Use of objects or people to frame and draw attention to Center of Visual Interest (CVI), ie: the main subject Slide 11 Curriculum ~ Photography Composition Slide 12 Curriculum ~ Photography Angle of View Angle of view Birds eye view high Worms eye view low Slide 13 Curriculum ~ Photography birds eye view Slide 14 Curriculum ~ Photography worms eye view Slide 15 Curriculum ~ Photography Leading Lines Leading lines/looks - Imaginary or real lines lead the reader to the subject (CVI) and heighten content interest Slide 16 Curriculum ~ Photography leading lines - imaginary Slide 17 Curriculum ~ Photography diagonal lines create energy and action Slide 18 Curriculum ~ Photography horizontal lines create rest and quiet Slide 19 Curriculum ~ Photography vertical lines create height and stability Slide 20 Curriculum ~ Photography curved lines create grace and beauty Slide 21 Curriculum ~ Photography Composition Selective focus - Subject(s) or CVI are in focus while background and/or foreground are blurred Slide 22 Curriculum ~ Photography selective focus background blurred Slide 23 Curriculum ~ Photography selective focus foreground blurred Slide 24 Curriculum ~ Photography Repetition Repetition - Repetition or patterns of people, expressions or surroundings lead viewers to the CVI Slide 25 Curriculum ~ Photography Repetition Slide 26 Curriculum ~ Photography Rule of Thirds Rule of thirds - Subject is divided into thirds vertically and horizontally Subject is placed on one of the intersecting lines or hot spots Slide 27 Curriculum ~ Photography rule of thirds // subject placed on hot spot Slide 28 Curriculum ~ Photography rule of thirds Slide 29 Curriculum ~ Photography Silhouettes Subject appears black because light source is behind subject and not the photographer Slide 30 Curriculum ~ Photography Silhouettes Slide 31 Curriculum ~ Photography What is Wrong with These Photos? photo no-nos: what is wrong with these pictures?